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Scholarship applications due to the county before March 13

News from the County Clerk The Montana Association of County Clerks and Recorders is sponsoring a $1,000 and a $500 scholarship for two Montana graduating high school seniors who will be attending a Montana university, college or vocational-technical school.   Applications are judged on the basi...

Tester joins effort to prevent war with Iran

News from the Office of the Senator  MONTANA – U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced he is joining an effort to prevent the Trump Administration from going to war with Iran without explicit approval from Congress. “The American people - and the service members who will be sent halfway ac...

Legislative Notes Legislative Notes

January 11th was Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Recently, we have seen too many missing youths in Montana who may be human trafficking victims. Learning what we can do to stop this crime may help these, and other, victims of human trafficking. I am a registered nurse, domestic violence advocate, and pro...

Federal law raises minimum age of sale for tobacco products Federal law raises minimum age of sale for tobacco products

News from DPHHS MONTANA – State health officials said that tobacco product retailers in Montana should comply with a new federal law and discontinue tobacco product sales to those under the age of 21. Federal compliance checks will continue to occur under the new minimum age requirement. On Dec...

Governor continues fight against dark money

News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA – Governor Bullock responded to the decision by Judge Lovell that dismissed a case brought by an out-of-state dark money group challenging his executive order on dark money. “Today’s decision is another chapter in Montana’s pr...

Library hosts Montana Conversation, ‘Montana’s Changing Political Landscape’

News from The North Lake County Public Library POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library District hosts Montana Conversation, “Montana’s Changing Political Landscape” with Mike Dennison on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 6:30 pm. The program will be held in the large meeting room of the...

Workplace deaths decreased in Montana

Department of Labor & Industry MONTANA – Work-related fatalities decreased in Montana over the last year, from 32 in 2017 to 28 in 2018, according to the annual Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, released by the Montana Department of Labor & Industry. “Today’s report shows...

Unemployment rate remains steady

News from the Office of the Governor  MONTANA – Montana’s unemployment rate remained at 3.4 percent in November, as both total employment and the labor force grew. The U.S. unemployment rate declined 0.1 percentage points, to 3.5 percent. “As this decade comes to an end, Montan...

Census employee recruitment on track

LAKE COUNTY – The U.S. Census has received about half of the needed number of applications needed for census-takers in Lake County. U.S. Census Bureau media specialist Josh Manning said the collected applications put the census process “well on track.”  To date, Manning said the cen...

Grant reappointed to Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council

News from the office of Governor Steve Bullock  HELENA — Governor Steve Bullock today announced the appointment of Angela Grant of Arlee to the Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council. She is being reappointed to serve a term ending Jan. 1, 2023.  Ms. Grant fulfills the qualifications...

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